CAF unveils new awards for 2014, ahead of Lagos ceremony in January

Ahram Online, Sunday 19 Oct 2014

Glo-CAF award winners will be announced 8 January in Lagos, with two new awards — best goal and best save — included in the ceremony

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The 2014 Glo-CAF Awards will be announced 8 January at a ceremony in Nigeria's Lagos to honour Africa's best players and officials for their achievements during the 2014 year, the Confederation of African Football announced Sunday.

The ceremony also will award African Player of The Year, National Team of The Year, Club of The Year, referee of the Year and Coach of The Year, all based in Africa.

Further, awards for Most Promising Talent, Women’s National Team of The Year, Women’s Player of The Year, African Legend, CAF Fair Play Award, Youth Player of the Year and the Platinum Award will be announced during the January ceremony.

For the first time in the ceremony, two new honours will be added, celebrating Goal of the Year and Save of the Year, decided by a public vote.

Lagos, capital of Africa's most populous nation, hosted the Glo-CAF events two times before, in 2008 and 2013.

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